Here’s something I don’t get about some networks that have HDTV channels. Why do they insist on stretching the width of programs that were not shot in HD? I see this a lot on TNT, TBS, Food Network and HGTV to name a few. They’ll take a show that’s shot in 4:3 aspect ratio (example [...]
As part of our anniversary week of shows, this afternoon we took in the latest revival of Gypsy starring Patti LuPone, Laura Benanti and Boyd Gaines. It was an excellent way to spend the afternoon. As Will put it during intermission, this show is “pretty f***ing brilliant!” This is our second Gypsy since we came [...]
Quite the night in the Dancing with the Stars ballroom! Everyone had to do a ballroom and a Latin dance this week so everyone was working hard. For Crisitan it was a little two hard as he pulled a muscle midway through his samba and ended up going to the hospital. Here’s the rundown of [...]
The Spring 2008 hockey season kicked off Saturday night and I had games with both of my spring teams last night.
This afternoon we started our anniversary week of theatre with Les Liaisons Dangereuses, a new staging of Christopher Hampton’s 1987 play . We were attracted to this production because of its cast list featuring Laura Linney, Ben Daniels and Siân Phillips. Of course, most Americans know this under its English name: Dangerous Liaisons, the 1988 [...]
This headline on Towleroad this afternoon: “Birmingham Woman Calls 911 Over Two Guys Kissing in Public.” Since I used to live in Alabama—I lived in Tuscaloosa and visited Birmingham a lot because they are so close. I’m stunned anyone would call the police over such a mundane thing. It was a setup for a segment [...]
This is an odd Geek Out, but I feel it has been brewing for quite some time. It really became apparent as I started moving blog entires from the old blog into the new one, that I am pretty obsessed with dance. It’s an obsession I’ve had for quite some time. Zoom back to sixth [...]